LG 43LF5909 vs Philips 43PUS6401

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LG 43LF5909
Philips 43PUS6401

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 43LF5909 is a 58kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 40kWh lower than the Philips 43PUS6401 (98kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified Edit
The LG 43LF5909 has a digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, but the Philips 43PUS6401 does not have a digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.
18.3mm thinner Edit
LG 43LF5909 is 58.7mm thick, but the Philips 43PUS6401 is a 77mm thick TV (18.3mm thicker). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

40% cheaper to run
The LG 43LF5909 only costs £65.93 to run over five years but the Philips 43PUS6401 costs £109.19 to run (66% more). Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 43LF5909 is "A+", however the rating of the Philips 43PUS6401 is "A".
User reviews are moderately better
The LG 43LF5909 has an average user review score of 94% based on 318 reviews, however the Philips 43PUS6401 has an average rating of 91% (based on 411 reviews).
3 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Philips 43PUS6401 is three, but the LG 43LF5909 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Two more HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Philips 43PUS6401 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the LG 43LF5909 only has two HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

2% lighter Edit
Philips 43PUS6401 is 9.4kg heavy. That's 100g lighter than the LG 43LF5909 (9.4kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Only two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The LG 43LF5909 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Philips 43PUS6401 only has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Two less HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The LG 43LF5909 has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Philips 43PUS6401 only has four HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Heavier Edit
The LG 43LF5909 is a 9.5kg heavy TV. That's 100g heavier than the Philips 43PUS6401 (9.4kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

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One month older
The LG 43LF5909 is older than the Philips 43PUS6401 by one month.
6 Reasons Against
41% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 43PUS6401 is a 98kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 40kWh higher than the LG 43LF5909 (98kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

Does not have a digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified Edit
The Philips 43PUS6401 does not have a digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, but the LG 43LF5909 has a digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.
24% thicker Edit
The Philips 43PUS6401 has a depth of 77mm, however the LG 43LF5909 is a 58.7mm thick TV (18.3mm thinner). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

66% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Philips 43PUS6401 are £109.19 which is £43.26 more than the LG 43LF5909. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Philips 43PUS6401 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the LG 43LF5909 has a rating of "A+".
A bit Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Philips 43PUS6401 is 91%, whereas the average user rating of the LG 43LF5909 is 94% (based on 318 reviews).

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Average User Rating

Date Released

11 months Ago 10 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 64.10
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 65.93
Electricity cost - switched on £ 107.36
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 109.19
Purchase price £ 329.00
Total cost of ownership £ 438.19
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.33T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.54T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
43" 43"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
400Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 350 cd/m²
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
Display Refresh Rates Supported
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 Zoom
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
108cm 108cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 Not supported
 Not supported

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
 Google Apps
 Skype
 Google Apps
 Skype
BEST
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Video Apps
 YouTube
 YouTube
Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interactive TV
Video On Demand (VOD) Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video on Demand (VOD) support
Operating System Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.1 (Lollipop)
Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android
User Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 8GB

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data DTS Premium Sound
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
Audio Input for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input for DVI
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 4
BEST
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 EasyLink
 EasyLink
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11n
 802.11n
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Firmware Upgradeable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Firmware upgradeable
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Playback Modes
 Pause
 Pause
Picture Mute (for Radio)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture mute (for radio)
Firmware Upgradeable Via
 USB
 Network
 Auto upgrade wizard
 USB
 Network
 Auto upgrade wizard
Programming Period
Unknown - Click to provide data 8 day(s)

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
Audio Formats Supported
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Hard Drive Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 8GB
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Subtitle Formats Supported
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
Teletext
2,000 pages
BEST
1,000 pages
Picture Processing Technology
 Philips Pixel Plus HD
 Philips Pixel Plus HD
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording
Subtitles Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles function
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) compatible
Ambient Lighting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient lighting
Ambient Lighting Type
 2-sided lighting
 2-sided lighting
Luminance
65% Unknown - Click to provide data
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Teletext Standards
 Hyper-text
 Hyper-text

Design

Colour of Product
 White
 White
Signal Strength Indication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Signal strength indication

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
40W
BEST
67W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Power Consumption (average)
Unknown - Click to provide data 67W
Annual Energy Consumption
58kWh
BEST
98kWh
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 230
 110 - 230
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
BEST
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
58.7mm
BEST
77mm
Weight
9.5kg 9.4kg
BEST
Package Weight
12.7kg 12.3kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
9.8kg 9.7kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 204mm
Height (with Stand)
624mm 623mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
971mm 968mm
BEST
Height
575mm 576mm
Width
971mm 968mm
Package Height
655mm 506mm
BEST
Package Width
1,050mm 786mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data AAA
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Number of Batteries Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Number of batteries supported

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
Power Save Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power save mode
Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Light sensor

Other Features

Picture Enhancement
Unknown - Click to provide data Micro Dimming Pro, Ultra Resolution, Natural Motion, Pixel Plus Ultra HD
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 12.3kg
Box Dimensions (W X D X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 786 x 133 x 506
USB Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Micro Dimming Pro
Ambilight Features
Unknown - Click to provide data Built in Ambilight+hue, Ambilight Music, Game Mode, Wall colour adaptive, Lounge mode
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